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Homemade Mother’s Day Cards – Free Printable

Nothing is more special than Homemade Mother's Day Cards.  I'll always cherished the cards my children made me when they were you.  Now the grandkids give me homemade Mother's Day cards and I cherish those just as much. Homemade Mother's Day cards don't have to be fancy nor do they have to be perfect.  All that really matters is that they comes from the heart.  They can be anything from a pre-schooler's crayon sketches, to your baby's foot and hand prints, to elaborate watercolor painti...

Mother’s Day Crafts Kids Can Make – FREE Printable

Mother's Day is fast approaching, this year it's Sunday, May 14th.  If you're planning to take mom out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you should make reservations now if you haven't made them already; Mother's Day is one of the busiest days for restaurants and reservations fill up fast. Along with taking mom out for a meal the kids like to give her a gift as well, and what better gift to give mom than something made lovingly for her. Here are some really unique ideas that kids can make ...

Adorable Crochet Bunny Ears Headband with Flowers

I know Easter was yesterday.  So this bunny project is a bit late.  Sorry, but I just found this free pattern the other day and just had to make it for my granddaughter Harper.  I love this crochet bunny ears headband with flowers!  They're just too cute not to share.! I found this pattern for bunny ears headband on Pinterest last week.  It just popped up on my feed and I figured it was meant to be.  I immediately clicked on the link on the post and found that it was a free pattern from ...

DIY Crochet Twin Bunny Hat & Diaper Cover Sets – FREE Patterns!

With Easter right around the corner it was time to make Easter outfits for my twin grandbabies.  I found a couple of crochet patterns for the hat and diaper cover and made a tutu for my granddaughter. I tweeked them a bit for a better fit. The twins are 6 months old so I used the 6-9 month old hat pattern but changed the hook to a smaller "F" size to make it a bit smaller.  The pattern calls for a size "H". Here is the bunny hat pattern from Repeat Crafter Me.  She has step by step ...

Easy Last Minute Easter Treats

Easter is tomorrow.  Most of us will be spending today frantically dying eggs and making treats and hoping it will all be ready for the Easter Bunny to give out come Sunday morning. Don't worry here are some cute and quick Easter treats you can whip up in a matter of minutes.  If you don't already have the supplies a quick trip to Walmart, the Dollar Store, or even the grocery store can remedy that. This cute idea from Oh for Sweetness Sake is pretty self explanatory.  Clear ...

Sherbet Easter Basket

It’s Easter time again, and one of my favorite Easter crafts is making Easter Baskets for my grandchildren.  I know there are many plastic and metal baskets out there, and they’re all very inexpensive.  But I like to make them baskets that a different from those you can buy at Walmart. The other day I went to our local craft store and found this pretty yarn by Red Heart.  It’s color is called Sherbet.  When I saw it I just knew I had to turn it into a Sherbet Easter Basket. This ...

Move Like a Pro With These Moving Hacks – Savvy Nana’s

  Moving into a new house is exciting, but the physical act of moving your belongings can be a drag. Professional movers have the tips and tricks down to a science but those of us who don’t do it for a living can find it more difficult.   These moving hacks from our friends at Simply Self Storage will help you move faster, easier and more efficiently. They cover 50 essential moving tips, tricks and hacks to help you move like a pro. Here are some of my ...

Easter Paper Crafts for the Entire Family – Free Templates

If you haven't already heard our family loves holidays, we like to celebrate every single one.  Right now Easter's coming soon and we've been busy with various craft projects.  We've made pom pom bunnies and chicks, chick aviator hats and peek-a-boo bunny hats, and Easter plaques.  The last couple of days I fired up my Cricut Explore Air cutting machine to cut some Easter bunnies and eggs to use for our paper projects.  To add texture to the cardstock I used my cute little Sizzix Texture ...

DIY Easter Plaque – Free Template

My daughter Jaime is planning an Easter Egg Hunt for her 2 year old son Jett, and some of his friends.  While shopping for supplies and decor for the party she ran across a cute cardboard Easter sign in one of the discount stores, it cost $12.  She liked the sign but thought $12 was a bit steep for a small cardboard sign.  When she told me about it I told her about one of my Easter projects, this DIY Easter Plaque.  I was going to send her one along with some other Easter items I've been ...

Easter Egg Decorating Ideas

   This year Easter will be April 1, that means we'll  dying Easter Eggs later this month.. All the discount and dollar stores are selling egg dying kits and many of us find it easier to just buy a kit and call it a day.  We've done this many times and somehow are always disappointed with how it turns out.  Our eggs never seem to look like the pictures on the box. Those kits really don't sell you anything more than 4 tablets or packets of food coloring, a flimsy wire "egg dipper", ...